Azariah was a Senior Adjudicator at the Financial Ombudsman Service (2 years), working in the specialist investments department. She has also recently been a Mentor for pensions adjudicators working on ‘Pension Freedoms’ project and led a project for the resolution of Unregulated Collective Investment Scheme (UCIS) complaints.

Examples of Recent Work

  • Prepared firm for consumer credit authorisation
  • Prepared firm for investment fund managers authorisation
  • Currently advising UK investment fund managers ahead of regulatory changes in the financial services industry – MiFID II, PRIIPS and SMR.

Qualifications and Career

  • University of Hertfordshire Law LLB – First Class Honours
  • University College London (UCL) – Masters in International Commercial Law
  • CISI Diploma in Investment Compliance (pending)

Pro Bono, Memberships and Appointments

  • Volunteered as a mentor for Debate Mate – taught 15 year old students from underprivileged backgrounds how to debate.
  • Volunteered teaching students English in Djogjakarta, Indonesia while in Asia on a legal internship.